Tag: access

iOS, Operating System

3D Touch gesture to access the app switcher will return with future iOS 11 update

September 22, 2017

Via: Phone Arena

A gesture that Apple had to drop from iOS 11 due to a “technical constraint,” will return in a future update of the company’s mobile operating system. The dropped gesture allowed iPhone users to quickly reach the app switcher to […]


Must Law Enforcement Get a Warrant to Obtain Stored Emails?

May 23, 2016

Via: WSJ mobile

When it comes to the privacy of telephone calls and written documents, U.S. law is clear: Government officials and agencies can’t access that communication without going before a judge and getting a search warrant based on probable cause. Email, however, […]

App Review, Networking

Opera VPN For iOS: Access Blocked Sites With iPhones, iPads

May 10, 2016

Via: InformationWeek

Opera Software just handed people the key to unlock Facebook, YouTube, and other sites their organizations’ networks may be blocking. Opera announced Monday the Opera VPN app for the iPhone and iPad. The app, says Opera, can protect users’ online […]


Public Wi-Fi’s Fast Future

January 21, 2016

Via: WSJ mobile

I’m considering moving my office to the bus stop on 17th and 3rd in Manhattan. Sure, it’s brutally cold right now and the bathroom across the street isn’t the cleanest but, oh, the Wi-Fi. It isn’t only free, it’s faster […]

App security

Skype, WhatsApp, and Yelp access your data hundreds of times, but nobody knows why

November 24, 2015

Via: ZDNet

Skype, WhatsApp, and Yelp have accessed my contacts list data thousands and times, and none of the companies are sure why. The companies — Microsoft, which owns Skype; and Facebook, which owns WhatsApp; and Yelp — were all unable to […]


Windows 10 WiFi Sense feature faces security backlash

August 4, 2015

Via: xirruswifi

A Windows 10 WiFi feature that shares network passwords and access with email and social media contacts is facing a backlash after security experts raised a number of concerns with the service. WiFi Sense works by sharing WiFi passwords by […]


Google Fiber to bring free high-speed Internet to public housing

July 16, 2015

Via: Ronald Chavez

Google announced on Wednesday it is giving away access to its high-speed internet service to public housing residents in its current and future markets. The move is in partnership with the White House and the Department of Housing and Urban […]